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German security office warns of vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol of Microsoft Windows

Thursday 16 May 2019 | 16:51 CET | News
The German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has warned of a critical vulnerability in the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) services for the Microsoft Windows operating system. The vulnerability can be exploited remotely and without the intervention of the user. Microsoft has also spoken about the vulnerability. The company said that the problem affects older versions of Windows and that the vulnerability is "wormable," meaning that any future malware that exploits it could propagate from vulnerable computer to vulnerable computer in a similar way as the WannaCry malware spread

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Companies: BSI / Microsoft
Countries: Germany
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